Judy Silber

Bay Area coalition rallies for priest facing danger in Honduras

A crowd of about 60 people sit scattered in the pews of St. John’s Presbyterian Church in Berkeley. They sing “Caminando” — translated as “Walking,” in English, a nod to the millions of Mexicans and Central Americans who have journeyed to the United States in search of better lives.

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Media Roundtable: US foreign policy, the Mueller probe & Supreme Court's attack on workers' rights

On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's hawkish remarks about Iran and the new CIA director Gina Haspel‘s role in the agency’s torture program.

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Photo courtesy of Nina Collins/modified from original

What's so monumental about turning 40 that women need their own Facebook group? Turns out--pretty much everything. Nina Collins has created an "environment that's a little like Vegas...our special place to talk about what's really going on in our lives..." But why don't real life friends fill that need?

Philosophy Talk: The Ethics of Drone Warfare

May 25, 2018

Do drones herald a more sanitized and efficient form of war, or do they represent the dystopian reign of uncaring technologies? 


Almanac - Friday 5/25/18

May 25, 2018

Today is Friday, the 25th of May of 2018, the 145th day of the year.

There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year.

27 days until summer begins...

On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's hawkish remarks about Iran and the new CIA director Gina Haspel‘s role in the agency’s torture program.

KALW hiring content manager

May 24, 2018
http://bit.ly/2sCmHRD by flickr user Nan Palmero, used under CC license/resized from original

KALW is seeking a content manager with copy editing and social media sharing skills to work with our nightly news and culture show and other programs.

Primarily, you’ll be the frontline manager for Crosscurrents, helping coordinate our team each day as we produce our on-air show as well as corresponding digital elements/assets. We're looking for a super-organized, detail-oriented team player who can:



- help people get organized and do their best work

Back in 2016, Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Aaron Persky sentenced Stanford swimmer Brock Turner to six months behind bars for raping an unconscious woman. The case sparked international outrage.  

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San Jose’s Measure B, and the counter-amendment Measure C, would affect housing development and zoning.

Measure B would rezone the Evergreen Hills area in San Jose to allow for large housing development on what is now undeveloped hillside.

The zoning change wouldn’t just apply to this site, but many sites like it that are currently zoned non-residential.

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5/24: Padre Melo and the Honduran exodus

May 24, 2018

Coming up today on Crosscurrents:

Ben Trefny

Ellen Lee Zhou is a public health worker and union bargaining team member in San Francisco who has had enough of politics as usual. So she decided to run for mayor.

To listen to the complete, extended interview, click the link below.

Mark Coplan

Visiting the Bay Area from Honduras, human rights activist Ismael Moreno stopped by the KALW studio to speak about root causes beneath the exodus that is pushing a growing number of Hondurans out of their home country.

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Almanac - Friday 5/25/18

Today is Friday, the 25th of May of 2018, the 145th day of the year. There are 220 days remaining until the end of the year. 27 days until summer begins ...

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